Although small businesses may not realise it, they actually face the same security breach risks as the next business. But there’s good news – implementing sound information security practices and closing some common loopholes doesn't necessarily need big budgets.
Nearly a third of small business owners don’t realise that a security breach will cost them money in lost business and fines, despite research estimating the average cost of a breach at over €3 million, not to mention the significant damage to their reputation.
The first step in mitigating risks is identifying the threats. This simple information security checklist can help small businesses:
Identify places data thieves look to steal information
Obtain tips for securing digital devices
Learn best practices in document management
Find easy to implement information security steps that yield big results